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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' North, Longitude: 171° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.35 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.54 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.7"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' South, Longitude: 135° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.5"992.34 miwest0° 11' 02.1"12.64 minorth992.62 mi
24 hours12° 52' 14.8"883.36 mieast4° 33' 56.8"313.75 minorth940.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 12:40 PM273 km169 miles147 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:40 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth N
YarenFri 12:40 PM593 km369 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 12:40 PM1422 km883 miles768 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 11:40 AM1494 km929 miles807 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 12:40 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:40 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmSoutheast SE
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